In Georgia Middleman's Songfacts interview
, we asked her about the use of the word "Rider" in the song's title, and how it might be perceived "Writer" as well. "It totally could. We just started writing it." she replied. She added: "I think the 'rider' came out of the fact that our band is called Blue Sky Riders, and we were talking about the journey, how important the journey is more than the destination. It's kind of like riding the sky, that big, blue sky. It's like the world is an oyster, we can do whatever we want with our choices in life. We were using the analogy of riding. R I D I N G, it's a metaphor for traveling along this journey."